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Spiritual Power, Prophets, and Healing
This groundbreaking collection provides fascinating stories of wisdom, spiritual power, and forces within tribal communities that have influenced the past and may influence the future. Through discussions of omens, prophecies, war, peace, ceremony, ritual, and cultural items such as masks, prayer sticks, sweat lodges, and peyote, this volume offers examples of the ways in which Native American beliefs in spirits have been and remain a fundamental aspect of history and culture.
Haudenosaunee Reclamation at Grand River
In February 2006, the Six Nations community of Caledonia, Ontario, occupied a 132-acre construction site, reigniting a 200-year struggle to reclaim land and rights in the Grand River region. Framed by intersecting themes of knowledge production, political resurgence, and the contributions of Haudenosaunee women, In Divided Unity provides a model for critical Indigenous theory that remains grounded in community-based concerns and actions.
Native American Music from Jazz to Hip Hop
Indigenous Pop vividly addresses the importance of Native musicians and popular musical genres, establishing their origins and discussing what they represent.
Fleeing a failed marriage and haunted by ghosts of his past, Luis Alberto Urrea jumped into his car several years ago and headed west.
Driving cross-country with a cat named Rest Stop, Urrea wandered the West from one year's Spring through the next. Hiking into aspen forests where leaves "shiver and tinkle like bells" and ...
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